Photo by Melody
It's time now to VOTE in our 14th annual photo contest! Voting ends November 7, so be sure to cast your votes for your favorites in each category here. Good luck to all contestants!

PlantFiles: Shrub Rose
Rosa 'Honeysweet'

bookmark
Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Honeysweet
Additional cultivar information: (aka Honey Sweet)
Hybridized by Buck; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1984

» View all varieties of Roses

One member has or wants this plant for trade.

Class:
Shrub

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Bloom Color:
Orange pink (op)

Bloom Shape:
Double
Cupped

Flower Fragrance:
Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Blooms repeatedly

Habit:
Bush

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Other Details:
Unknown - Tell us

Pruning Instructions:
Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
By grafting
By budding

Click thumbnail
to view:

By sweezel
Thumbnail #1 of Rosa  by sweezel

By sweezel
Thumbnail #2 of Rosa  by sweezel

By sweezel
Thumbnail #3 of Rosa  by sweezel

By jomejamo
Thumbnail #4 of Rosa  by jomejamo

By jomejamo
Thumbnail #5 of Rosa  by jomejamo

By sazzyrose
Thumbnail #6 of Rosa  by sazzyrose

By lrwells50
Thumbnail #7 of Rosa  by lrwells50

There are a total of 11 photos.
Click here to view them all!

Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Glenn3 On Jun 30, 2010, Glenn3 from Camden, ME wrote:

Blooms early; grows rather like a hybrid tea. The color is bold, and the fragrance is strong. Winter hardy in Maine.

Positive lrwells50 On Aug 1, 2008, lrwells50 from (Lynn) Paris, TX (Zone 7b) wrote:

A good cut flower, with beautiful shading as it opens. Blooms in flushes from spring to frost.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

San Jose, California
Iowa City, Iowa
Camden, Maine
Hilliard, Ohio
Paris, Texas



We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America